Universal Credit, does it add up?

Universal Credit: Does it really add up?

The UK is awash with cases of single parents effectively punished for choosing to work, and with the age threshold for children of single parents wanting to claim income support now lowered to just 5 years old, an alternative system can’t be introduced quickly enough for many struggling single parent families. The current administration clearly

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Welfare reform

Benefits and Welfare Reform: Who is affected by the changes?

The Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) have said they want to restructure the welfare benefit system to encourage going out to work and are in the process of bringing in three big changes. The welfare reform will affect a large proportion of benefit claimants. Welfare Reform benefit cap will be part of the changes

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